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Singapore slings and arrows: How Donald Trump confounded his enemies

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13.06.2018

The world was taken to the brink of war and then back again.

That Donald J Trump will now become a Nobel Laureate is axiomatic however surprising such a sentence might be, but a second term as president, which is looking more likely by the day, may almost be as surprising.

With the US economy on the up, his G7 "partners" roasted in insults, and the Korean imbroglio basted in Trumpian batter - seasoned by the oft-reviled China and Russia, it is more entertaining to take a look at the smoking wreckage of Trump's domestic opposition.

You could measure President Trump's triumph not just by size of the smile on his face but the length of the faces of his enemies. Their vituperation and faux-liberal indignation on the one side and the sound of profit expectations deflating and a hard-power era crashing made a truly terrible din. Though I rather enjoyed it personally, as the only people I despise more than Trump are his bitter enemies. When, two years ago, I coined the phrase "I'm not happy Donald Trump is president, but I'm very happy indeed that Hillary Clinton isn't"........

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